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Aung San Suu Kyi (Peace Advocate)

... ning a B.A. degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics in 1969. After graduating, she lived in New York City with a family friend and worked at the United Nations for three years, primarily on b ...

Benazir Bhutto (Former PM of Pakistan)

...  Rawalpindi, two weeks before the scheduled Pakistani general election of 2008 in which she was a leading opposition candidate. The following year she was named one of seven winners of the United Nation ...

Kiran Bedi (NGO Director)

... ureau, to a United Nations delegation, where she became the Civilian Police Advisor in United Nations peacekeeping operations. For her work in the UN, she was awarded a UN medal. She is popularly r ...

Angelina Jolie (Actress/UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador)

... causes, and is noted for her work with refugees as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees  (UNHCR). She has been cited as one of the world's most attractive people ...

Hot List of 50+ Cool Organisations to Empower Girls

... ehbar and @NesimaAberra for helping to compile the original list; and to the projects and organisations that continue to help me grow it. YWCA Women LEAD WIN for KC The United Nations Girls' Edu ...

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Financier)

... ere resentful of their United Nations salaries of over US$240,000, compared with their own $6,000 base salary. The controversy was spearheaded by reform-minded media reports, although Okonjo-Iweala felt  ...

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (President of Liberia)

... as assistant administrator, then Director, of the United Nations Development Programme's Regional Bureau for Africa. Back in Liberia civil unrest was stirring and Samuel Doe was killed by a splinter grou ...